Penmanchno to Bala - Day 1 of 2
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Starting from the picturesque Penmanchno we head south to the first climb up to our sumit between Craig Goch Y Gamallt and Bryn Yr Hyrddod. We continue onto Bala for tea and cake then lunch in Druid (I'm mostly about the food!!) with forests and mountain passes taking us back north.
We will adapt the route to suite the weather, this might be a reduced route or a nice hike. Come along, something will happen to keep us entertained!
You can view the route here.
This ride is one of many biking events taking place over the weekend. There are two days of mountain biking organised; Penmachno on the Saturday and the Marin on the Sunday plus a social on Saturday Night, and another road route on Sunday.
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What to bring
Bike: a road bike or touring bike.
Helmet: OutdoorLads requires you to wear one and so does Will.
Cycling Clothing: lightweight and layered, colourful and/or reflective clothing will make you more visible to other road users.
Footwear: suitable for your bike and pedals.
Gloves: cycle gloves help avoid blisters, and are good in the cold
Punctures: spare inner tube, bike tyre pump and tyre levers
Tools: any special tools that your bike needs
Small snacks: such as chocolate or energy bars
Plenty of water: in bottle/s on your bike.
Medicines: if you have hay fever, diabetes, minor ailments etc.
Eye protection: avoid getting grit or insects in your eyes, sunglasses are OK if they are not made of glass and not too shaded
Bike lights: be seen and safe - we have long day light hours but are useful in bad weather.
Mobile Phone: keep it in a waterproof bag for use in emergencies.
GPS Computer - track your progress and go off on your own if fed up of our company
Food & drink
Please bring plenty of snacks, the plan is to stop in Bala for tea and cake then a nice lunch in Druid but I can't guarantee somewhere will present itself.